The people screaming about PBS, the NEA, and the NEH are the same people who helped tear down the arts in favor of the ‘counterculture.’
Are creators entitled to the fruits of their hard work, imagination, and creativity? The cultural left for which Richard Prince is the poster boy says no.
Currently the way to succeed as an arts organization is not to create a product that attracts new audiences, but to create a product that pleases those who dole out the free cash.
Cutting funding to antiquated, state-run boondoggles like the NEA and PBS is reasonable budgeting and healthy for both free speech and art.
This gives us the chance to look at some beautiful objects, delve into history, and reflect on why the martyrdom of a first-century Christian is still relevant almost 2,000 years later.
If you’re surprised how we ended up in the philosophical rabbit hole we live in today, you haven’t been paying attention to the licentious parade of narcissistic art for the past 60 years.
At once colorful and stark, ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is an interesting experiential, artistic film—one that will inspire thought, even if it doesn’t delight.
Let’s consider three works by three Old Master painters that depict three important moments in the story of Christ’s birth, and just so happen to feature some tiny text.
Fidel Castro’s defunct Escuelas Nacionales de Arte, tuition-free schools for the arts, are emblematic of his failure.
The contradiction between Superman’s words and actions in ‘All-Star Superman’ invites readers to consider the tension between relativism and protecting a community’s safety and happiness.
Ancient art elevates a woman’s body as something worth years of effort to pursue, while pornified bodies commodify human beings as pixels to callously flip through and discard.
Twenty-one-year-old digital colorizer Marina Amaral can show you Abraham Lincoln as if his photo were taken yesterday.
Thousands of museum-owned objects are sitting in basements, warehouses, and storage depots around the world while their owners simultaneously plan expensive expansions and slash budgets.
A review of history indicates that both men and women accomplished a lot more when everybody was naked—at least in art.
Hieronymus Bosch remains one of the most fascinating painters who has ever lived. Madrid’s The Prado is holding a magnificent 500th anniversary commemoration.
Beyonce thinkpieces load pop culture with more meaning than it can carry, and make us forget what can.
The moral and civic vulgarity of our political class is more consequential, more dangerous, than Donald Trump’s offenses against polite taste.
The cover art for vintage pulp fiction had the virtue of acknowledging the centrality of sin even while exploiting it.
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